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Development Services Center (Permits)

Development Services Center maintains development operations, plans review, and permit processing for the city and the general public.

The code that is currently in effect is the 2012 edition of the VA Construction Code and the 2012 VA Residential Code.

Areas of Support

  • Provide a conceptual phase pre-meeting with developer and key city staff to identify early opportunities and constraint
  • Evaluate site locations for utility availability and stormwater drainage 
  • Identify tidal wetlands and provide assistance with the permitting process. 
  • Identify technical issues such as zoning ordinance, public safety and codes and existing public infrastructure
  • Please click here for information on our permit review process

Did you know?
You need a Permit For:
Additions Fences Sheds
Garage Conversions Sheetrock
Arbors Gas Appliances Signs
Banners Gas Lines Tents (Commercial)
Bulkheads Gas Fireplace Water Lines
Carports Gazebos Yard Sales
Decks Mobile Homes
Driveway Entrances Piers
Ductwork Pools  
Electrical Wiring Sewers


Fee Schedule

Select one of the following based on your project:

                                       Commercial  or  Residential
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Contact Us
Development Services Center

22 Lincoln St.
City Hall, Third Floor
Hampton, VA 23669

Ph: (757) 728-2444
Fx: (757) 728-2445

To Schedule an Inspection
Call 3-1-1 at (757) 727-8311

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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